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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  02/DEZ/2010 5:29 PM
Assunto:  Behoove
 
Mensagem:  Very formal, heard often in very polite/diplomatic conversation.

Among the many defintions are:
it is in your best interest (to tell the truth)
it is morally required of you (to tell the truth)
it is advantageous for you (to tell the truth)

It behooves you to have that report on my desk first thing tomorrow morning.
(Se o relatório não estiver na minha mesa quando eu entrar amanhã, o senhor vai estar na rua procurando outro emprego.  Falou?)  rsrsrs   A very polite threat.



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Behoove  –  Deivis  02/DEZ/2010, 5:19 PM
 Behoove  –  Dale-USA  02/DEZ/2010, 5:29 PM

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